"comfort." and the southern command which is the u.s. military in florida came to haiti's support. now i suppose the same thing can be done. i'm quite sure we will need everything. somebody has just called me and talked to one of my colleaguesñi to say they found out that the white house in haiti, which you call the palace, is damaged. also, the equivalent of the tax office, you know, i.r.s., is damaged. and there are some shantytowns around port-au-prince, around the hills, they have collapsed like cards. >> couric: well, u.s. ambassador raymond alcide joseph, mr. ambassador, thank you for talking with us and updating us on this terrible situation in your country.